Ernest August, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg

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Ernest August, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg
Born (1660-10-30)30 October 1660
Died 12 March 1731(1731-03-12) (aged 70)
Noble family House of Oldenburg
Spouse(s) Maria Theresia of Weinberg
Father Ernest Günther, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg
Mother Auguste of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg

Ernest August, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg (30 October 1660 – 12 March 1731) was the second son of Duke Ernest Günther and his wife Auguste.

Ernest August converted to Catholicism and became a canon in Strasbourg. However, he later reverted to Lutheranism.

In 1692, he succeeded his childless brother Frederick as Duke of Augustenburg; in 1695 he married Baroness Maria Theresia of Weinberg. This marriage remained childless.

Ernest August, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg
Born: 30 October 1660 Died: 12 March 1731
Preceded by
Frederick
Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg
1692-1731
Succeeded by
Christian August